The Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash Site – In Pictures & Maps
Of the 26 passengers and crew on board the doomed flight, there were 20 survivors. You can read more about it here.
Let’s look at some images now.
There were 26 people crammed on this old model of Corvair, a reliable plane, and many are still in service today. The band just ran out of fuel. Their version of the plane was white with blue stripes.
Aerosmith’s assistant chief of flight operations Zunk Buker tells of seeing pilots McCreary and Gray trading a bottle of Jack Daniel’s back and forth while he and his father were inspecting the plane.
The plane crashed here:
Let’s zoom in, shall we:
All told, it’s a really beautiful area with green fields, trees, woods and rolling hills. Mississippi is like that. Google it and check it out for yourself. If you have any info to lend or correct, post here or e-mail me. Thanks for looking.